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Mail Online apologises to George
Clooney for publishing false story

Guardian (U.K.), by Roy Greenslade

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Posted By:Toledo, 7/9/2014 9:04:35 AM

Mail Online has apologised to George Clooney for publishing an inaccurate story about him, his fiancee and her mother. It has also taken down the article from its website and is planning to give the actor an "opportunity to set the record straight." The story, published originally by Mail Online and then published, in part, by the Daily Mail, stated that the mother of Amal Alamuddin, who is engaged to Clooney, had opposed their forthcoming marriage on religious grounds. Clooney issued a statement accusing the Mail of irresponsibility in publishing what he said was "a completely fabricated story." It stated that Alamuddin´s mother, Baria,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 7/9/2014 10:43:56 AM     (No. 9916656)

Clooney needs to realize that what the media makes popular, they can also destroy. Clooney is a media tool, and a vulnerable target.

Rush Limbaugh has lived by that piece of sound advice since he started in radio over 2 decades ago.

The media did not make him, and therefore cannot destroy him like they have so many others.

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Posted By: Toledo- 9/17/2014 10:43:00 AM     Post Reply
Barak Barfi, spokesman for the family of beheaded American journalist Steven Sotloff, claimed Wednesday that the Obama administration “bullied and hectored” the Sotloff family as they tried to rescue their son from terrorist captivity. On CBS This Morning, Barfi was asked if the Sotloff family attempted raising ransom money to send to the terrorist network ISIS in exchange for Steven’s safe return to the U.S. “We had meetings with the administration,” Barfi said. “The family sat with the National Security Council officials. And basically he (an official) bullied and hectored them (the family), and they were scared. He had no

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Associated Press, by Robert Burns    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 9/17/2014 7:53:53 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Toledo- 9/17/2014 7:45:07 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Toledo- 9/17/2014 7:42:39 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Toledo- 9/16/2014 1:06:48 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Toledo- 9/14/2014 9:24:32 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Toledo- 9/14/2014 6:08:33 PM     Post Reply
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